Yamaha DT 250 Yamaha

DT 250, 1973-1974 Yamaha DT 250 The Yamaha DT series with monoshock rear suspension was introduced for the 1976 season following the success of similarly-equipped machines in world-championship moto-cross. Always confusing, the initials intended to identify the function of many Japanese bikes, Yam-ahas included, in fact follow a wayward logic. Thus DT, which might fairly be interpreted as Dirt Track, is intended apparently to signify Dual use. (Where T comes in is not entirely clear, though Track makes reasonable sense, of course.) A couple of years on from the original monoshock frame, that one a compromise affair evolved from the earlier pivoted-fork layout, the DT's frame was purpose-built to accommodate the cantilever system: thus the seat was only averagely high, instead of being suitable only for super-fit riders of over 6ft, who in any case appeared never to relax from a standing-on-the-rests position, and engine accessibility was improved. The spring unit, running parallel to the tank tube,… Read more

Vitals

  • Make Model
    Yamaha DT 250
  • Year
    1973-74
  • Engine
    Air cooled, two stroke, single cylinder,
  • Capacity
    246
  • Bore x Stroke
    70 x 64 mm
  • Compression Ratio
    6.8:1
  • Induction
  • Ignition / Starting
    Flywheel magneto
  • Max Power
    32 hp @ 8700 rpm
  • Max Torque
    2.4 kg-m @ 6000 rpm
  • Transmission / Drive
    5 Speed / chain
  • Front Suspension
  • Rear Suspension
  • Front Brakes
    Drum
  • Rear Brakes
    Drum
  • Front Tyre
    3.00-21
  • Rear Tyre
    4.00-18
  • Wet-Weight
    123 kg
  • Fuel Capacity
    9 Litres

Videos

Clymer Manuals 1985 Yamaha YZ250 Custom Restoration YZ 250 Maintenance Repair Manual Video

MOTOR DA YAMAHA DT 125 ENDURO 1973 1974 1975 . EM CARLÓPOLIS PARANÁ

Parts & Accessories

YAMAHA PISTON 1ST OS 1972 DT2MX 1973-1974 MX250

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End time: 25 September, 2014
Location: Austin, Texas

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